This document presents the Annual Business Plan of the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD Agency or NPCA). It outlines the objectives, strategies and principles guiding programme operations in 2012.
Trade Negotiations Insights features an interview with Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO of the NEPAD. He explains what is being done – and how it is being done - in the context of the NEPAD to promote regional integration and agriculture.
My Priorities as CEO
The agency’s heavy focus on outcomes carries through to its management structures – as such, it has prioritised a results-based management approach in its programmatic work whilst also focusing on value-driven partnerships.
While NEPAD becomes more results driven, its vision and mission have not changed. Read More
Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu (2000 - 2005) Professor Wiseman Nkuhlu was the first chief executive officer(CEO) of NEPAD, serving from October 2000 to July 2005. During his tenure Professor Nkuhlu played a major role in the elaboration of NEPAD policy framework and in promoting the programme both in Africa and internationally. Previously Professor Nkuhlu served as economic advisor to South African president Thabo Mbeki. He is now chairman of Pan-African Capital Holdings.
Professor Firmino Mucavele (2005 - 2008) Professor Firmino Mucavele succeeded Professor Nkuhlu as the second CEO of NEPAD in July 2005. Born in Mozambique, Professor Mucavele holds a PhD in Food and Resource Economics from the University of Florida, in the US and was a special adviser to the president of Mozambique and professor at the University Eduardo Mondlane.
Stephen Olukorede Willoughby Ambassador Stephen Willoughby's career spans thirty years in the Nigerian Foreign Service and he has served in several Nigerian embassies including those of China, Russia, Belgium, Ethiopia and France. Over the past 20 years Ambassador Willoughby has been actively involved with African political and developmental issues. He is the deputy chief executive of the NEPAD secretariat.